What are the height requirements for airline flight attendants?


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As of 2014, the height requirements for airline flight attendants differ between airlines, and some do not have height requirements. On average, the minimum height requirement is between 5 feet even and 5 feet 1 inch. The maximum height ranges between 5 feet 8 inches and 6 feet 3 inches.

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Airlines with no height requirements typically use a vertical reach requirement for flight attendants. In the United States, there are no weight standards used for flight attendants. Attendants are selected through a visual assessment and a weight that is proportional to height. As of 2014, applicants for a flight attendant position are required to have at least a high school diploma or a GED.

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